William Holt Net Worth

William Holt Net Worth is
$14 Million

William Holt Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Will Holt (born April 30, 1929 in Portland, Maine) is an American singer, songwriter, librettist and lyricist known first and primarily as a folk performer during the 1950s and 1960s and as an interpreter of the music of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht in performances and recordings with Martha Schlamme. Holt also made significant contributions to Broadway theatre during the 1970s.Born in Portland, Maine, Holt made his Broadway debut in 1969 with "Come Summer", He enjoyed great success with "The Me Nobody Knows", which opened the following year and won him the Drama Desk Award for Most Promising Musical Writer and a Tony nomination for Best Lyrics.In 1974, Holt wrote the book for the musical Over Here! starring the Andrews Sisters, with a song score supplied by the Sherman Brothers, it was a nostalgic look at the home front during World War II. With Linda Hopkins, he conceived and wrote "Me and Bessie", a 1975 revue about the life and career of blues singer Bessie Smith.In 1976, he collaborated with George Abbott and Richard Adler on "Music Is", an adaptation of the Shakespeare play "Twelfth Night" "Platinum (musical)", a 1978 musical starring Alexis Smith as a 1940s-50s film star attempting a comeback as a rock singer. His last Broadway project was the 1979 revival of A Kurt Weill Cabaret, for which he performed, as well as translating some of the lyrics. In 1988 he won the Los Angeles Dramalogue Critics Award for "A Walk on the Wild Side", for which he wrote book, music and lyrics.He is currently composing "Minstrel Man" about Al Jolson, with Sherman Yellen supplying the book.Holt wrote English lyrics for the Brazilian folk song "Meu limão, meu limoeiro". As "Lemon Tree", it was recorded by Peter, Paul and Mary, The Kingston Trio, The Seekers, Sandie Shaw, and Trini Lopez, among others, and it was heard in television commercials for the aerosol furniture polish Lemon Pledge.Holt also wrote the song "Raspberries, Strawberries", which was recorded by the Kingston Trio in 1960. The song is sung partially in French.JFK: A Musical Drama was produced in Dublin, Ireland in 1997.

Date Of BirthApril 30, 1929
Place Of BirthPortland, Maine, USA
ProfessionSoundtrack, Music Department
Star SignTaurus
1Served in the Air Force.
2His father William was a doctor and his mother Marjorie was a piano player.
3Was nominated for Broadway's 1971 Tony Award as Best Lyrics (Musical) for "The Me Nobody Knows."


Etz Limon2008writer: "Lemon Tree" - as William Willy Holt
Apollo 131995/Iwriter: "Lemon Tree"
Mystery Science Theater 30001993-1994TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Parker Lewis Can't Lose1992TV Series writer - 1 episode
Seinfeld1991TV Series writer - 1 episode
Moon Over Parador1988lyrics: "O Parador"
Spree1979lyrics: "Theme from Spree"
The Benny Hill Show1975TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
In Melbourne Tonight1969TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Dean Martin Show1968TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Custer of the West1967lyrics: "MARCHING SONG", "MAXWELL HOUSE"
F Troop1967TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Hollywood Palace1966TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
The Poppy Is Also a Flower1966writer: "Lemon Tree"
Shindig!TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1966 writer - 1 episode, 1965
Hollywood a Go Go1965TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Luck of Ginger Coffey1964writer: "The Theme from Ginger Coffey"

Music Department

The Carol Burnett Show1967TV Series musical cues


The Jack Paar Tonight Show1959TV SeriesHimself

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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